Reblog: Ritual Safety

Use candles safelyI’m reblogging this excellent post from Patheos by author Yvonne Aburrow

Learn what the warning signs are of a manipulative group, and withdraw from any situation where those warning signs appear….Find out about group dynamics and how they work. Be aware of what triggers you into a state of passivity or compliance, and seek to avoid situations where that may occur. I once attended a ritual where the temple (a basement room) had a polystyrene ceiling, and there was a cauldron of burning methylated spirit, which we danced round. I was very scared when I thought about it afterwards – but I didn’t leave the ritual…”

Check out the full post here.

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